Bug 97441 - gaim-0.64 MSN crash fixes
gaim-0.64 MSN crash fixes
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gaim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christopher Blizzard
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Reported: 2003-06-15 18:47 EDT by Warren Togami
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Description Warren Togami 2003-06-15 18:47:37 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030611

Description of problem:
gaim-0.64 has several flaws that can cause segfaults if using the MSN protocol.
 ChipX86 has fixed most of these crashes in CVS.

unidiff against gaim-0.64 manually applied

WORKSFORME, but still undergoing testing in Fedora

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use MSN protocol, send or receive authorization requests for adding a MSN buddy.

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2003-06-20 02:59:30 EDT
Fixes non-critical but annoying "MSN: Invalid User" warning box when you add and
remove a MSN buddy.  This patch is untested, but the previous patch works very well.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2003-06-20 03:01:24 EDT
Procedure for reproducing Comment #1.
1. Apply first patch.
2. Use MSN protocol.
3. Add a few MSN buddies.
4. Remove those MSN buddies.
5. Close gaim, open gaim, login.
6. "MSN: Invalid User" warning boxes due to erroneous numbers in ~/.gaim/blist.xml
Comment 3 Warren Togami 2003-06-20 03:51:25 EDT
I retract Comment #1, the patch introduces a new crash that cannot be fixed
without massive changes in 0.65 CVS.  The original patch is good enough for now.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2003-07-24 19:25:21 EDT
0.66 should be in rawhide shortly.

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